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Costa Rican Orange Kneed Tarantula

Megaphobema mesomelas

Description:

An Orange Kneed Tarantula spotted at night in the Children's Eternal Rainforest (Bosque Eterno De Los Ninos), Monteverde, Costa Rica. These are fairly large Tarantula, approximately 14-15cm across with orange colouring on the knee caps and legs.

Habitat:

High Rainforest / Cloud Forest, in an earth bank.

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Chris79
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Chris79

Alajuela Province, Costa Rica

Spotted on Mar 16, 2020
Submitted on Oct 17, 2020

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